Health

Taking the Test

I took an HIV test on October 4, 2011, four days before my 28th birthday.   A week or so prior, I decided that I needed to accomplish three things in my life:  get a job, move into my own apartment,… Read More ›

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Happy Love Your Body Day!

Today is national Love Your Body Day. Some may not see the value in selecting a day to celebrate our bodies, but when you consider that 80% of American women are dissatisfied with their appearance, I think it’s a fabulous… Read More ›

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RIP Dr. Tiller

Today marks the 2-year anniversary of Dr. George Tiller’s murder at the hands of an anti-abortion extremist. Dr. Tiller was a brave man who provided abortion care for women who desperately needed it, but couldn’t find it elsewhere. While the… Read More ›

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Lessons From a Stranger

I spent my morning yesterday doing “clinic defense” in the Bronx. What does this mean? Basically ensuring that patients entering and leaving a woman’s health clinic were free from harassment. And, as with most feminist endeavors, I re-learned a very… Read More ›

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Back Up Your Birth Control!

Happy Back Up Your Birth Control day of action!! Today marks the 10th anniversary of the campaign, which aims to raise awareness of and expand access to Emergency Contraception (EC). Before I began expounding on why you should back up… Read More ›

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